Category: Travel

Travel Guides Takes Off

Isabella Ross Channel 9’s hit show Travel Guides is set to grace our screens in late 2020! Sydney Observer got the chance to chat with two of the guides, retired couple Kevin and Janetta, who are experienced travellers with lots of travel tips to share. What has been your favourite trip taken with Travel Guides? Janetta – In series one we did Oman in the Middle East.It’s really interesting because a lot of people base their holiday plans on the show. We feel we have a responsibility then to be quite honest. Kevin – I’d always wanted to do...

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Picturesque Positano: The Travel Diaries

Isabella Ross The Amalfi Coast is one of the premier and most luxurious destinations in Italy, boasting cerulean coastlines and jaw-dropping cliff sides dotted with picturesque houses in pastel tones. The destination is also booming in popularity with travellers including myself, particularly the town of Positano, located along the stretch of the Amalfi Coast. However, be prepared to loosen the purse strings as Positano is known for its stellar dining scene, 5-star hotels and private yacht rentals. Yet the money spent is well worth it in my experience. Accommodation: To avoid the exorbitant thousands-of-dollars-fees-per-night hotels in the town, bed...

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Where to go these Summer Holidays

Isabella Ross  With summer comes the perfect opportunity for relaxation, vacation and warm, tropical weather. Now that school holidays are around the corner, December and January are the perfect months to get the family together and visit somewhere you have always wanted to go! So, to get the creative juices flowing about travel plans on the horizon, below is a list of popular spots perfect for a summer holiday! Hawaii, USA Even though it is technically winter in Hawaii in December, the international tropical destination still has warm weather and lots to see and do! Oahu is the most...

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The Great Escape

Tita Smith As the New Year has well and truly settled in and the mayhem has mollified by the time the school holidays arise, the mundane activity of work and school routines have everyone itching for a getaway. Whether it’s a quick stop out of town, or a sandy beach far away – these tips and tricks will have you dreaming of your next holiday destination in no time!  Stress Less Preparation is key when travelling with young ones. To optimise your relaxation, it’s best to pre-assess and anticipate any factors of stress before they arise. For tips on...

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Outback Odyssey: The Top End’s Swimming Spots

Andrew Mevissen Waves of Australians are now shunning concrete and chlorine for wilderness and waterfalls when taking a dip. Here are seven of the best wild swimming spots in the Top End of the NT. Southern Rockhole, Nitmiluk National Park, Katherine – A beautiful waterfall that plummets into a gorge-cradled pool. A 4km walk with gorge views from the carpark, and a 10-minute ferry boat trip back via Nitmiluk Gorge, this location is best in March or April after the wet season. Boulder Creek, Kakadu National Park – An easy 2km loop walk from the Motor Car Falls carpark...

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